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AYUTTHAYA – Police on Monday captured a man who allegedly set his wife ablaze because she refused to move back in with him after he was released from prison, Ayutthaya police chief Pol Maj Gen Korn-eak Phetchaiyawet said on Monday. 

Artit Chankham, 30, was apprehended at a friend’s apartment in Soi Nong Daeng in tambon Thanu of Uthai district on a charge of premeditated attempted murder after a day-long manhunt for him. 

He was accused of setting Nantawan Pakwichai, 31, on fire on April 20 on Udom Sorayuth Road, Bang Pa-in district, seriously injuring her. 

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